Driver Details

Dell ControlVault Firmware Update

This package provides Dell ControlVault Firmware Update and is supported on Latitude and Precision models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not applicable.

- Enhanced firmware upgrade robustness if aborted.
- Enhanced to Fingerprint sensor reset algorithm.
- Enhanced RFID config file on single system to improve RFID performance.


Version 14.x.132.0, A17



Release date

30 Jun 2010

Last Updated

13 Dec 2013



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Dell_ControlVault_A17_R267128.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit

Applies to


Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File


1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.


1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop.
2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\NGCT1". (Where 'NGCT1' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\NGCT1" (where 'NGCT1' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

Important Information

1. The latest Dell Driver Pack must be installed in order for the USHUPGRADE to communicate with the USH.
2. "Application configuration is incorrect" is a result of an old driver pack being installed.
3. The USHUPGRADE is not a stand alone application.
4. It requires all files contained in the firmware directory to update the USH firmware.
5. The files USHUPGRADE uses depend on the particular system.
6. The USHUPGRADE can only be run by a user with Administrator privileges.
7. If running from Vista with User Account Control (UAC) enabled, the USHUPGRADE must be run as an Administrator.
8. GETTING STARTED - Please refer to the \firmware\
eadme.txt file for advanced command line options and result codes.
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Drivers help and tutorials

Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS/Firmware or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

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This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).